Panasonic - AV-HS400 Switcher

The multi-format AV-HS400 live switcher is an all-in-one system that easily integrates into existing HD/SD workflows, flawlessly mixing HD and SD video sources. With a built-in MultiViewer image preview, expandable HD/SD architecture, 3D digital effects and a host of other advanced features, the HS400 provides all the functions you need for superb results. The HS400's built-in MultiViewer can output 4, 6, or 10 images from different sources to a single high-resolution display, eliminating the need for multiple HD source and preview monitors. For added creative flexibility, the switcher offers a broad selection of wipe patterns including 3-D digital effects and features a high-quality chroma key for applications such as green screen in broadcast and production. The HS400's modular architecture comes standard with four HD/SD-SDI inputs and four HD/SDI outputs and can be expanded to support up to 8 inputs and 8 outputs with optional I/O boards. The switcher has a built-in, switchable 10-bit frame synchronizer for each input, for glitch-free switching, even with non-synchronous sources such as Blu-Ray DVD players or remote camera feeds. Compact design with multi-format compatibility for use in studio or mobile production systems worldwide Multi-viewer function allows users to select and arrange each individual split-screen image Additional advanced features include picture-in-picture (PIP), luminance key, Aux Bus and downstream key (DSK) functions Designed with workflow-friendly functions including on-screen display of menus, SD Card slot for transferring still images and programmable user buttons Up to 43 transition effects, including 3D digital effects with page turns and rotations, as well as standard wipe, squeeze and slide patterns Modular interface includes Ethernet, RS-422 remote, Tally output and GPI input Optional I/O boards include: dual HD/SD-SDI inputs (with SD up-conversion); dual HD/SD component inputs (with up-conversion); dual DVI inputs (up to WXGA 1280x768); dual Component outputs for maximum compatibility with legacy systems; and a component/DVI output (scalable up to 1920x1200 for large venue displays) Reference (black burst) signal outputs are also provided to enable synchronization with external systems Rack-mountable and self-contained (great for flight-packs and small control rooms)

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